1.10km → Reaz
Altitude: 
205
The Road: 

At the far end of Samarciellu, where the road meets a roundabout, the camino turns left onto a trail to Reaz, and beyond it Doriga.

Samarciellu - Camino de Santiago - 9
0.30km → Doriga
Altitude: 
155
Reaz - Camino de Santiago - 9
Altitude: 
125

At first sight, there appears to be little of note in the very tiny town of Doriga. The church and bar stand across from one another. However just down the road a few meters to the east (turn right at the church) is the enormous and amazing Palacio de Doriga. Its earliest construction,...

The Road: 

Shortly beyond Doriga, the camino passes under the highway and on the other side it meets up with the alternate route that went through Cabruñana. Be mindful not to walk the wrong way back up to Cabruñana. The camino turns left sharply onto a narrow trail and...

Accommodation in Doriga

Private

1

Cá Pacita
Private
12€ Photo in Cá Pacita on the Camino de Santiago
Doriga - Camino de Santiago - 9
1.60km → Cornellana
Altitude: 
55

The large plantations to your left as you walk through Las Casas are often mistaken for vineyards. In fact grapes grow poorly in this climate and these are kiwi.

Notice: 

After crossing the bridge into Cornellana there is a sign indicating a trail to your left. This option takes you directly to the albergue without first passing through town. It is the same distance.

The Road: 

There is a large traffic interchange at the end of Las Casas, in the hamlet of La Rodriga. The camino keeps to the left and towards the river. In the summer months there may be a bar open in the park alongside the river.

Camino Primitivo Map 4
1.30km → Sobrerriba
Altitude: 
55

Cornellana sits at the confluence of the río Narcea and the río Nonaya, which made for a suitably strategic place to build a monastery. Dedicated to San Salvador it remains the centerpiece of the town and is where the municipal albergue is housed.

History: 

A monastery has stood here for nearly 1,000 years. Operated in the earlier centuries as a Cluniac order. At that time it was one of the most important monasteries in Asturias and a key stopping point for pilgrims along the Camino Primitivo. It remains an active monastery, though of a much...

San Juan is celebrated on the 24th of June, and Nuestra Señora on the 15th of August.

The Road: 

The camino leaves town from the road behind the monastery. Arrows are weakly painted here. Simply follow the road to the left of the monastery, and turn right at the first junction to follow the property line behind the monastery and uphill.

Accommodation in Cornellana

Municipal

1

Albergue de Cornellana
Municipal
Monasterio de San Salvador de Cornellana
24 5€ Photo in Albergue de Cornellana on the Camino de Santiago
Casa Rural

2

Casa Rural Casa el Médico
Casa Rural
Fernández Pello, 97
Hotel

3

Hotel Cornellana
Hotel
Fernández Pello
Closed

4

Hotel La Fuente
Closed
Fernández Pello, 52
Altitude: 
100
The Road: 

600m after Sobrerriba, at a point where the houses crowd the road, the camino turns right onto a mountain track. The track uphill curves to the left and around the mount before descending near a sand pit and the town of Llamas.

2.20km → Quintana
Altitude: 
105
0.80km → Fuentecaliente
Altitude: 
130

Picnic area and Fuente de Santiago.

The Road: 

Beyond the town you will pass under a roadway. Shortly beyond that you will leave the road and continue by trail, passing over the Puente de Casazorrina.

1.20km → Casazorrina
Altitude: 
140
The Road: 

Just past the fuente the camino leaves the road for a riverside trail on your left.

2.00km → Mallecín
Altitude: 
150

Gas station on main road.

The Road: 

Between Casazorrina and Mallecín the camino follows a trail, which crosses under the autopista (highway).

1.00km → Salas
Altitude: 
230

San Pedro is celebrated on the 28th of June.

3.30km → El Llanón
Altitude: 
245

Almost everything there is to see or do in Salas is centered around the Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor, a 16th century church whose patrons also built the nearby Palacio de Valdés Salas. The tower of the Palacio is now a museum for pre-Romanesque pieces.

History: 

Salas is the setting for the dramatic capture in the year 1586 of Bartholomeus Cassanu, an Italian pilgrim and habitual thief. Having successfully stolen from a Church in Zarautz (on the Camino del Norte) he tried to repeat the effort in Salas. Unfortunately for him he was caught with the loot...

The Romería del Viso is held on the 15th of August.

The Road: 

To exit town, carry on under the archway and up the road. There is a fair amount of climbing ahead of you. The climb meets the road at El Llanón, which is easy to miss as its infrastructure counts for little more than an abandoned factory along the road.

Accommodation in Salas

Private

1

Albergue Valle del Nonaya
Private
Albergue Valle del Nonaya
20 10€

2

Albergue de Salas
Private
Plaza La Veiga, 8,
16 5€ Photo in Albergue de Salas on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue El Rey Casto
Private
Ayuntamiento, 18
16 Donativo€

4

Albergue La Campa
Private
Plaza de la Campa, 7
40 10€
Hotel

5

Hotel Castillo de Valdés-Salas ⭑⭑
Hotel
Plaza La Campa
Photo in Hotel Castillo de Valdés-Salas on the Camino de Santiago

6

Hotel Soto
Hotel
Arzobispo Valdés Salas, 9
Salas - Camino de Santiago - 9
3.90km → Bodenaya
Altitude: 
480
The Road: 

Turn right here and follow the road. You will cross under a pair of large elevated roadways, take a wide turn in the road, and then pass back under the same roadways. Shortly afterward the camino abandons the road and turns up a track to the left.

1.20km → La Espina
Altitude: 
635

Bodenaya does not account for much more than the albergue. It is, however, a nice albergue and you are welcome to stop there for a break.

Accommodation in Bodenaya

Private

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Bodenaya
Private
Bodeyana
21 Donativo€ Photo in Albergue de peregrinos de Bodenaya on the Camino de Santiago
1.30km → La Pereda
Altitude: 
665

You will pass through La Espina by a secondary street which runs parallel to the main road. If you need any of the services in town, head to the main road which is to your left.

Notice: 

This is the last place to buy anything until Tineo.

The Road: 

At the far end of La Espina keep on straight, do not follow the curve of the N-634.

Accommodation in La Espina

Private

1

Albergue El Cruce
Private
12 Donativo€

2

Albergue Casa Aladino
Private
Constitución, 52
18 10€

3

Albergue El Texu
Private
Plaza de la Iglesia, 6
16 10€
Pension

4

Pensión Dakar
Pension
N634, 41
Closed

5

Pensión Vista la Espina
Closed
N634, 2

6

Hotel Casa Aurelio
Closed
El Cruce, 2
La Espina - Camino de Santiago - 9
2.70km → El Pedregal
Altitude: 
675
7.30km → Tineo
Altitude: 
715

Sadly, El Pedregal no longer offers any services to passing pilgrims. The church in town, that of Justo y Pastor, dates from the 16th century.

When the camino turns right to leave the road it passes two important camino landmarks. The first is El Humilladero, a stone...

The Road: 

Approximately 3.5km beyond Pedregal, the camino nears but does not enter the village of Santa Eulalia de Tineo. Turn sharply right when the camino meets the road at this point.

To reach the municipal albergue in Tineo: from the Capilla de San Roque...

Camino Primitivo Map 5

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